With the application process under way for tornado-impacted districts to request aid from the West Kentucky State Aid Funding for Emergencies fund, leadership from the Kentucky Department of Education met with local superintendents on Feb. 23 to encourage districts to submit applications as soon as possible.
The on-going bus driver shortage is pushing districts to get creative with their logistics to solve their current need for drivers.
January is a time for new beginnings and a new session of the Kentucky General Assembly. The session will start on Jan. 4 and must end by midnight on April 14. I think this is an exciting time for Kentucky as a whole and for education specifically.
The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) approved the 2022-2024 biennial budget requests put forward by the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) during its regular meeting on Oct. 5.
Superintendents across the state heard about updated guidance from the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) that allows for slightly larger groups in school buildings and clarifies transportation for extracurricular activities, along with new guidance on building ventilation and student truancy amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The vital importance of wearing masks, staying 6 feet apart and tailoring ways for local school districts to meet those goals dominated the Special Superintendents’ Webcast on June 30.
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) released a new guidance document on student transportation on June 25 titled “COVID-19 Considerations for Reopening Schools: Pupil Transportation.” The document outlines rules and recommendations for when school buildings reopen for the 2020-2021 year.
School bus drivers and monitors in Warren County have been given trauma-informed training to help them better understand their students.
As students return to school, Kentucky drivers are being reminded of the laws that apply to keep students safe.
Nominations are open for 13 annual awards presented by the Student Transportation Association of Kentucky (STAK).